9.5-18 mm Ultra Wide Zoom
The new ARRI Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18/T2.9 is the first super wide-angle zoom lens for the professional cine market. With an unusually accommodating image circle of 33.7 mm, the UWZ has been designed for both existing and future generations of large-sensor digital cameras, incorporating patented, cutting-edge lens technologies that overcome known problems with previous wide-angle zooms. The optical performance of the UWZ is comparable to, or even exceeds, that of high-end wide-angle prime lenses. For maximum flexibility and cost efficiency on set, the UWZ can easily replace a complete range of wide-angle primes.
Optimized for the requirements of VFX applications, the UWZ is ideal for plate shots or any other situation where maximum image quality is vital. Distortion is at a level of less than 1% at 9.5 mm and less than 0.1% at 18 mm, which means that straight lines stay straight, even at close focus. Due to a new multilayer, anti-reflective coating, flare and veiling glare are reduced to an absolute minimum, while exchangeable matte box interfaces ensure adequate sun protection whether filters are in use or not.
The telecentric optical design of the UWZ means that it has a highly uniform field illumination, from the center to the very corners of the image. Built-in ARRI Lens Data System (LDS) functionality provides precise lens metadata for zoom, focus and aperture settings, smoothing postproduction workflows.
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The new ARRI Anamorphic Ultra Wide Zoom AUWZ 19-36/T4.2 is the widest professional anamorphic lens in the world. It allows anamorphic productions to incorporate visually stunning and distortion-free wide-angle perspectives into their storytelling.
One Lens - Many Looks >>
Cinematographer Tom Faehrmann tests the new Master Anamorphic Flare Sets, which enhance on-set creativity by giving each of the seven focal lengths three additional looks without sacrificing the resolution, lack of distortion or corner-to-corner optical performance for which the Master Anamorphics are famous.